Aoyama Gakuin takes control

More Sports / Athletics Jan 2, 2016

Aoyama Gakuin takes control

Defending champion Aoyama Gakuin University seized the lead on Saturday in the outward-bound leg of the two-day Hakone Ekiden road relay. Aoyama Gakuin's team covered the 107.5-km, five-stage leg from Tokyo's Otemachi business district to the resort town of Hakone in Kanagawa Prefecture in 5 ...

More Sports / Athletics Jan 3, 2015

Aoyama Gakuin takes ekiden title

Overnight leader Aoyama Gakuin University won the 91st running of the Tokyo-Hakone collegiate ekiden on Saturday, earning the school's first championship in the classic road race. A day after winning the opening leg for the first time in the school's history, Aoyama Gakuin clocked 5 ...